Henry Elden OBIT - NY Daily Record
Elden's son, Ted Elden, says his father died Saturday at Top-O-Rock, the glass-and-steel home he designed and built on a Charleston hillside in 1968.
Top-O-Rock has been featured in Parade magazine and on HGTV's "Dream Builders" program.
Elden designed more than 800 buildings across the state, including schools, post offices, hospitals, and the Vining Library at West Virginia UniversityTech.
He was born in Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. He came to Charleston to take a job as an engineer at Union Carbide and started his architecture business in 1948.
Henry Elden: Designed & built 800+ projects around W. Va., about $ 450 million total value. Photos of Top O Rock Charleston, WVa
Everyone it seems knows about TOP O ROCK the incredible home located in Kanawha City. It was featured last year on HGTV this home retains it ability to take away your breath.